The main idea is a place where people that write articles about business administration can:
a) upload files in PDF or any format
b) stablish a value for each article sent
c) receive money with each download made by the visitors
a) can download files under payment
b) can subscribe newsletter chosing themes of interest
c) can be a uploader/writer also
The owner of the site
a) can earn some money with ads, banners, etc
b) can earn some money over each article sold (commission)
Another thing very interesting could be a kind of membership option, where the visitor can pay monthly fee to download a certain amount of value to download files.
My idea it´s not new, of course, bu I am new doing things with wordpress.
I would like to receive links of examples, if possible.
Thank you in advance to all.
You might try to use plugins to solve this (at least some of the requirements)
There are many good download managers + paypal plugins out there, fx
You could then take a look at this thread to find a good ad-plugin:
There are also many newsletter plugins for Wordpress, I would reccomend the Mailchimp newsletter service, fx via:
Dbranes good day to you,
Thank you for your info but there is a fundamental requirement as I said:
a) the writer/uploader should be able to upload his article easily, put the price, filling some info fields.
I believe that your suggestion needs that a Administrator power to configure a lot of info and, in this case, could be a har work to the writer.
Example: I have an article about Time Management, so I go in thar site, register my self, upload my PDF file, I set a price for this article and fill some info about the article (tags, exerpt).
The visitor look the exerpt, and decide to download paying the price stablished by the author.
The author will receive the money from us, discounted of % regarding our service.
That´s the idea,
Do you have another idea about?
yes, it may be only a part of the solution
but this plugin allows each wordpress user/author to easily fill in 2 fields (i.e. attached file + prize, in each post/page), see screenshot
and the download link will look like this in the post/page:
only the Wordpress-admin has to setup the paypal account info.
I guess you would have to transfer the mony to each author/writer from your paypal account (each month/week and then take your service fee from that transfer)
aha - this is the plugin link I meant refering to
(but it is older than the first link I provided so you should test it on your wordpress install )
Thank you for your efforts to help me, I appreciated that.
This last one is easy and sounds good, but I believe that there will be one theme about this funcionallity.
I have one site that I would like to ask you to visit: www.mapsforthat.com.
In this site, all people around world, can share files.
There are many others like this, I know.
After you see, could you give me your final suggestion?
Thank you for while,
I will test both.
Maybe you will need your own "market-place" theme/plugin for all of these features list:
I found this plugin (I haven't used myself though) with the option of different merchants to sell theirs own products and the main merchant take a sale percent.
Best of luck with your project.
ps: finally there are two marketplace plugins that you might find interesting, with multi-seller feature:
[[LINK href="http://prospress.org"]]prospress.org[[/LINK]] (this is a auction plugin platform but has now a buy feature, and it is for multiple sellers)
[[LINK href="http://premium.wpmudev.org/project/e-commerce/"]]premium.wpmudev.org/project/e-commerce/ [[/LINK]] ( they are stated to be WordPress Multisite and BuddyPress compatible)